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Sky Quality Meter  - Solar charger


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The tube in the back is for an SQM-LE that is mounted just beside the SQM-LU-DL.


Charging profile:

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Data set with solar charger attached. Check out the plot with our UDM software.

This unit mounts to the sunny side of the SQM-H housing and charges up the 4xAA NiMH batteries (included) so that the SQM-LU-DL can operate throughout the nighttime. It replaces the original SQM-LU-DL battery pack.

The clear plastic bottle keeps rain and snow from the inside.

The smooth round shape reduces the possibility that a passing creature or person will catch on it.

A drainage hole in the bottom allows accumulated moisture to escape.

An open-cell foam insert prevents insects from crawling up inside the container.

Even cloudy days provide sufficient charging to keep the batteries topped up.

At one reading every five minutes, the SQM-LU-DL can hold almost a year's worth of readings without changing batteries.


What you get:
This Solar charger unit includes everything required to power the SQM-LU-DL:
  • Clear plastic bottle to protect the charging circuit from the elements.
  • Solar panel with battery charging circuit with attached 32" (81cm) USB cable to connect to SQM-LU-DL.
  • 4-AA NiMH batteries (manufacturer may vary).
  • Stainless steel clamp to mount to existing SQM-H housing.
  • Installation instructions (PDF)
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Price $90US plus Shipping & Handling.

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What you get (with SQM-LU-DL+H meter and housing) enviro package:
  • Clear plastic bottle to protect the charging circuit from the elements.
  • Solar panel with battery charging circuit with attached 32" (81cm) USB cable to connect to SQM-LU-DL.
  • 4-AA NiMH batteries (manufacturer may vary).
  • Stainless steel clamp to mount to existing SQM-H housing.
  • Installation instructions (PDF)
  • SQM-LU-DL meter
  • Calibration sheet indicates unit USB serial number, and calibration values
  • Weatherproof housing
  • No SQM-LU-DL users manual, you can get the manual online here.
  • No CD, you can get all required software from here
  • No data cable, you can use any standard USB 2.0 A to B cable
  • No extra battery pack or batteries as the solar charger includes batteries
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Price $366.28US plus Shipping & Handling.

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Ready to buy?


Price $90US plus Shipping & Handling.